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SubjectRe: Volume management on Linux with the ext2fs.

convince veritas to port their stuff....

On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Skeet Fischer wrote:

> On 22 Apr 1997, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> >
> > I have been considering adding to Linux volume management
> > capabilities, in the spirit of the IRIX volume management, where it is
> > possible for a file system to span multiple devices.
> >
> > Comments on this? Is this proposal completely foolish?
>
> I for one would love to see this. Our HP 9000/800 mini is running HP-UX,
> which has a volume manager similar to IRIX's (that's about it's only
> redeeming quality) and it definitely has been fantastic to be able to have
> file systems spanning disks. It is certainly easier when you need to add
> space than having to move lots of files or making lots of links.

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